News

2021

July

26 July 2021

ESI’s Gerald Knaus was invited to participate in an online discussion on the “Azerbaijan Connection” with MP Frank Schwabe.

21 July 2021

Gerald Knaus was invited to a panel discussion on asylum and migration policy.

16 July 2021

Adnan Cerimagic took part in a workshop organised by the University of Freiburg on the migration through the Western Balkans. 

16 July 2021

Gerald Knaus travelled to Heidelberg to meet with civil servants as well as with refugee activists, such as Asyl Heidelberg to learn from their experiences and to present ESI’s work on The Gambia.

15 July 2021

Gerald Knaus travelled to Heidelberg to meet with civil servants as well as with refugee activists, such as Asyl Heidelberg to learn from their experiences and to present ESI’s work on The Gambia.

13 July 2021

ESI senior analyst Adnan Cerimagic took part in an online session of the Balkan Dialogues titled "Public health in the region in the context of the pandemic."

12 July 2021

Gerald Knaus spoke at a public debate on “What borders do we need? - No progress in the European asylum policy?” organised by Social Democratic MP Helge Lindh.

7 July 2021

Adnan Cerimagic took part in an online debriefing on the Berlin Process 2021 Summit on the Western Balkans. 

7 July 2021

Adnan Cerimagic took part in an online discussion co-organised by a Sarajevo-based think tank Foreign Policy Initiative BH and the Sarajevo office of the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, on the future of transport in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the role of the Transport Community.

1 July 2021

ESI’s Kristof Bender participated in the Prespa Forum Dialogue at Lake Ohrid where he presented ESI's proposal to open the EU Single Market to the Balkans to overcome the current stalemate in the EU accession process.

June

29 June 2021

Gerald Knaus was invited to give the keynote speech at Recharging Advocacy for Rights in Europe (RARE).

29 June 2021

Adnan Cerimagic discussed ESI's research and analysis on  the Western Balkans in regard to how to stop the negative spiral of nationalist populism and restore EU’s leverage in the Balkans.

24 June 2021

Adnan Cerimagic gave a lecture on the “Power Relations in the Western Balkans” at the Antall Jozsef Summer Schoo, where he presented ESI's research and analysis. 

23 June 2021

ESI's Kristof Bender participated at the "Europe's Futures Cres Symposium 2021" where he spoke about the EU's role in the deadlock of Western Balkans enlargement.

21 June 2021

Adnan Cerimagic took part in a workshop on the 30 Year Break-Up of Yugoslavia, where he presented ESI‘s research and analysis on the Western Balkans. 

18 June 2021

Adnan Cerimagic presented ESI's work on EU Enlargement in the Western Balkans in a roundtable discussion. 

17 June 2021

Gerald Knaus was invited to participate in a panel discussion organised by Caritas Austria for World Refugee Day 2021, where he outlined ESI’s proposal for a new, humane approach against the background of the EU Commission’s proposal for an asylum and migration pact.

16 June 2021

Gerald Knaus presented ESI’s proposal to opening the EU Single Market to the Balkans as a credible goal in the accession process for the Western Balkan nations at the Südosteuropa-Gesellschaft (SOG) and discussed Slovenia’s second EU Council Presidency.

12 June 2021

Gerald Knaus participated in a panel discussion on the film "My Way – The story of Hussain Hussaini – one who survived", where he spoke about the current situation of refugees and migrants

7 June 2021

Gerald Knaus presented his book “Welche Grenzen brauchen wir?” on the future of asylum and migration policy at the Freiburger Montagsgesellschaft.